Apparently fossils are created by heat and pressure over a sustained period of time. My team got thrown a blank proposal document last week with the implicit command, ‘Fill it in by Monday’. Felt like I was back in Wrox. Just finished it. Pressure high, temperature over last week at work and home also high. I repeat, why am i not a fossil? Only seventeen book chapters backlogged in the queue to review now that this has finished.

Don’t know how Jane puts up with me. Have changed from self-employed lay about writer who’s always in to workaholic coder who’s always out and disappears into the computer room when he’s in.

In other news, thinking men around Britain groaned this morning as it was revealed that their favorite crumpet had got married.